21 Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, Diversity in children's fiction, Yves Klein at Blenheim Place2018-07-18 19:19:00
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22 Sacha Baron Cohen's Who Is America?, Glasgow School of Art Rebuild, Anita Corbin, China's Most Expensive Film Flops2018-07-17 19:03:00
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23 Pierce Brosnan on Mamma Mia, Irish arts funding, Summer reads2018-07-16 18:59:00
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24 Agnès Varda, The rise of grime, Artistic superstitions2018-07-13 19:18:00
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25 Eve Myles, Bernie Taupin, This Class Works exhibition2018-07-12 19:15:00
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26 Singer Olly Alexander, Veteran documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Can a critic call an actor overweight?2018-07-11 19:04:00
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27 10/07/20182018-07-10 19:00:00
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28 Oliver Knussen remembered, Natalie Dormer, Life modelling2018-07-09 18:55:00
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29 100 Poems by Seamus Heaney, Jesse Jones, Ulysses at the Abbey Theatre2018-07-06 19:37:00
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30 Rob Brydon on Swimming With Men, Laura Wade, Ferens Art Gallery2018-07-05 19:08:00
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31 Emily Mortimer, Man Booker Prize at 50, Glasgow Women's Library2018-07-04 19:11:00
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32 Film director Haifaa al-Mansour, Sharp Objects, Brooklands Museum, Holiday reads2018-07-03 18:54:00
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33 Maxine Peake, Gillian Lynne remembered, Whitney documentaries2018-07-02 18:57:00
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34 Fun Home, Portrayal of lesbians in drama, Caryl Phillips, Tate St Ives2018-06-29 19:06:00
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35 Japan Special: Ryuichi Sakomoto, Japanese Short Stories, Sou Fujimoto2018-06-28 19:03:00
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36 Bartlett Sher and The King and I, Olivia Laing, Museum of the Year report2018-06-27 19:10:00
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37 Michael Jackson at the National Portrait Gallery, Kynren in Bishop Auckland2018-06-26 19:04:00
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38 Duran Duran, The Bradford Literature Festival, Stained Glass artist Brian Clarke, and the Poetry of Sun and Summer2018-06-25 19:16:00
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39 Fly by Night, Tim Winton, Poems by teenagers, Music discovered in a painting2018-06-22 19:02:00
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Fly by Night, Tim Winton, Poems by teenagers, Music discovered in a painting

Australian writer Tim Winton discusses The Shepherd's Hut, his first novel in five years. Set in the parched landscape of his native Western Australia, the young protagonist Jaxie attempts to flee from his abusive father on a journey that takes him to some dark and challenging places. England: Poems from a School is a anthology of poems that has just been published. They were written by school children aged between 11 and 18, most of whom come from migrant families who have settled in the UK. The children attend the comprehensive, Oxford Spires Academy, where the writer in residence is poet and writer Kate Clanchy - she runs workshops there and edited the anthology. Kate joins Sharmaine along with two of the young poets. As Norwich Castle reunites a 17th Century Dutch painting with the treasures and objects that feature in it, curator Francesca Vanke explores the mysteries behind the painting called The Paston Treasure. We return to Thamesmead to see the first performance of Fly by Night, a performance piece created by American artist Duke Riley involving 1500 pigeons. Each bird has a small LED light attached to their legs representing the messages they would once have carried over the battlefields of the First World War. Presenter: Sharmaine Lovegrove Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.…read more

40 James Corden, Poet Raymond Antrobus, Arts Minister Michael Ellis2018-06-21 19:21:00
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